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lady michelle obama. [cheers and applause] >> wendy -- one of the many balls held that night was the commander in chief called, began in 2005, open to members of the military and the guests. they danced with members of the military and the president made some remarks. ♪ >> thank you. thank you all for coming. [applause] thank you. [applause] thank you so much. thanks to all of you. tonight i have the very special honor as being known as the guy who accompanied michelle obama to the ball. i want to start by thanking tonight's co hosts, the senior enlisted advisors of the five branches of the united states armed forces. [applause] i want to acknowledge the joint chiefs of staff, the chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff, who are here with us as well. thank you, gentlemen. i also want to recognize some very special guests. three hundred wounded warriors who are joining us. [applause] i want to thank all of you for your service. i wish you quick and healthy recoveries. i know that you are more than ready to get home to your families. i know they are more than ready to have you
involved and get engaged. we were talking to one of the young people. i was painting a shelf. michele says i did a fine job. one of the folks i was talking to said that their parents every holiday, they would always do service. the fact that we have some outstanding young people here today, i want to say thank you to the parents for showing early on to all the young people how gratifying and how fulfilling it is. this is what america is about. this is what we celebrate. this inauguration, it is a symbol of how our democracy work and how we peacefully transfer power. it should also be an affirmation that we are all in this together. we need to look out for one another and work hard on behalf of one another. we hope that you guys are having a great time. [cheers and applause] i hear reports that the very young people did some great work. some of the older folks like me hurt our knees bending down a little bit. somehow, michelle looks stylish while she was doing it. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. it is great to have such a great turnout. we have a lot of family members in the audience. w
. it was interesting -- we were talking to one of that young people, i was stating a shelf -- michelle does -- says i did a fine job. i was sustaining a shelf. -- i was sustaining a shelf. i was talking to them and they said our parents, every holiday we would always do service and so i was taught at a very young age. the fact we have some outstanding young people here today, i want to say thank you to the parents for showing early on and to all of our young people how gratifying and fulfilling this is. this is really what america is about. this is what we celebrate. this inauguration, it is a symbol of our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power, but it should also be an affirmation we are in this together and we have to look out for each other and work hard on behalf of each other. here. we are -- we hope you're having [applause] i hear reports that he and people did some good work and some of the older folks like me, who it hurts getting our knees, bending down a little bit, we were able to manage also. and somehow michelle looked stylish the whole time she was doing it. >> i know we
. this actinic of the first lady michelle obama, along with her daughters will be attending -- this afternoon, the first lady michelle obama, lawless daughters will be attending any event. [no audio] >> in the day of service tent, the honorary chair of the committee is chelsea clinton. we expect to hear from her shortly, along with actress eva long gloria -- eva longoria. bo biden is another speaker we will hear from today. he is under rock war veteran. he is the son of vice president joe biden -- he is an iraq war veteran. he is the son of vice president joe biden. ♪ >> before chelsea clinton arrives here in the national mall to kick off the day of service, we will take him look at it, race -- a conversation about violent video games. we will watch as much of it as we can until the speakers began. >> part of the president's proposal this week was looking at video games. >> i think it is a good idea depending on how it is done. there is a fair amount of research, but very little of it is designed to inform the public. we really need more research. >> specifically where? >> first of all, it
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